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Poster: simon c Date: Mar 30, 2005 1:02pm
Forum: netlabels Subject: Re: Multiple Formats Question

The contribution engine _will_ create derivations of FLAC files. I recommend doing things this way (turn on derivations and use FLAC). Otherwise, the details page will look messy with the other suggestion you make, I'm afraid.

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Poster: stadtgruen Date: Mar 31, 2005 3:17am
Forum: netlabels Subject: Re: Multiple Formats Question

simon have you seen my post "again problems with derivations"? sorry to mention this but the problem still isn' solved :(

martin

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Poster: J.B. Nicholson-Owens Date: Apr 11, 2006 4:12am
Forum: netlabels Subject: archive.org deleting user-uploaded files in derivative formats?

The problem with letting archive.org create derivative formats is that the uploader has so little control over metadata and quality settings. For me the tags in the files are more critical.

I try to upload Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, and Speex files of News from Neptune but archive.org deletes the Ogg Vorbis file. The Ogg Vorbis file I make has license information and other Ogg tags I care about distributing with the file. The license information on the archive.org page is insufficient (even if one uses CC licenses) because not everyone who gets the file sees the archive.org page. I had this problem with http://www.archive.org/details/newsfromneptune-2006-04-01 (to name a specific example). When I first uploaded the Ogg Vorbis file and completed all of the normal processing (where I indicated I did not want derivative formats), archive.org deleted the Ogg Vorbis file.

It would be nice if there were some way to tell archive.org to not make derivative files but not delete files the user uploads.

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Poster: jbible Date: Apr 2, 2005 2:45am
Forum: netlabels Subject: Re: Multiple Formats Question

Thanks Simon,
Worked out great!